Slow travel is all about getting to know a place and connecting with the people. What better way to see a country than to walk the highways and biways?
The library has some great books that you can check out on walking vacations for locations both near and far.
One of our newest is by Countryfile, Great British Walks. This book features 100 unique walks through the British countryside and has clear, easy-to-follow routes and ordnance survey mapping. It includes notes on what you will see and some lovely colour photographs. It has everything from gentle strolls through the countryside to challenging hikes into the wilderness.
"With its strong binding, attractive photographs, and variety of walks, this guide will make a wonderful companion for enthusiastic country walkers. (Library Journal Review)
You can walk through Provence or Paris:
Or perhaps you would like to walk Down Under.
Or you can stay close to home:
Whether you are a meanderer or a serious hiker, there is something here for you. Happy trails!!